Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/06/24

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Senseless design
From: "A.H.SCHMIDT" <>
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 1999 17:01:39 +1000 wrote:

> In a message dated 6/23/99 4:05:29 PM Central Daylight Time,
> writes:
> << Can anyone else think of a good example of senseless design?  Something
>  that there seems to be no rational reason for, but which is exceedingly
>  annoying (let's keep to cameras, at least ;)
>   >>
> Yes, I can think of several.
> 1. Removal of the self-timer on the M-6 camera
> 2. Removal of the cassette opening assembly in the M-6 baseplate so it no
> longer allows the use of the cassettes.
> 3. Removal of the elegant "Leica" engraving on the top plate of the M-6.

  4. And the removal of the little button on one side, so one can not mount the
flash bracket anymore

Horst Schmidt